Sonny says he was talking with a woman on social media for a couple of weeks before flying her to Miami for a romantic weekend. But when they met, he says he was shocked to find that the pictures she’d posted online looked very different than how she appeared in person.

“She definitely wasn’t the girl I expected,” he says. “I never said the girl was ugly. I just told her that I was deceived.”

It’s been estimated that as many as 1 in 5 Americans on social media regularly employ beauty filters before posting their photos online. Watch the video above to hear why Sonny says he feels like he was “catfished” and why he wishes that women would be more honest when posting to social media.

Tune in to Thursday’s episode of Dr. Phil, “Social Media vs. Reality: Addicted to Likes?” as a panel of experts, influencers, and others discuss the amplification of social media and how it’s impacting our culture.

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